Taiwanese firm HTC Corp., introduced the HTC Sensation 4G. HTC also offers its a new HTC Watch video service.

HTC Sensation 4G features a powerful, 1.2-gigahertz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, which enables gorgeous graphics and all-around fast performance. The HTC Sensation 4G will be available in the US exclusively from T-Mobile USA beginning this summer.

Meanwhile, Nokia launched its E6 smartphone based on its updated Symbian operating platform. Nokia's E6 is a sleek business smartphone with a full QWERTY keypad and a high resolution touch display. The Nokia E6 offers good battery life and offers access to Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Communicator Mobile and Microsoft SharePoint.

Here is a comparison of the two smartphones:

Specifications

Nokia E6

HTC Sensation 4G

   

Dimensions

Size: 115.5 x 59 x 10.5 mm

Weight (with battery): 133 g

Volume: 66 cc

Size: 126.1mm x 65.4mm x 11.3mm

Weight: 148 grams (5.22 ounces) with battery

Memory

* Internal memory: 8 GB

* Support for up to 32 GB with an external MicroSD memory card (with hot swap)

* Use as USB mass memory device for storing photos, documents

Internal phone storage: 1 GB

RAM: 768 MB

Expansion slot:

microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

Software

* Symbian Anna

* Java Runtime 2.2 for Symbian

* Flash Lite 4.0

* OMA DM 1.2, OMA Client provisioning 1.1

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with HTC Sense

Camera

* 8 megapixel camera

* Full Focus

* Zoom up to 2x (digital) for still images

* Secondary camera for video calls (VGA, 640 x 480 pixels)

* 8 megapixel color camera:

* Auto focus and dual LED flash

Front camera:

* VGA fixed focus color camera

Battery Performance

 

Talk time:

WCDMA: 7 hours 30 min

GSM: 14 hours 48 min

Standby time:

WCDMA: 744 hours

GSM: 681 hours

 

 

Talk time:

WCDMA: Up to 400 minutes

GSM: Up to 495 minutes

Standby time:

WCDMA: Up to 400 hours

GSM: Up to 350 hours

Video Sharing, Playback

* HD 720p Video playback on HD TV

* Video playback: Composite video via 3.5mm AV connection

* Support for download, streaming, and progressive download

* Video editing software

* Videos application: collection of stored videos

* Support for Flash video

YouTube browsing and streaming

* Video call support (WCDMA network services)

* HD video recording:

1080p HD video recording

Video Codecs, Formats

* H.264 (base profile, main profile, high profile), MPEG-4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, Real video 10

* Streaming: H.264, Flash Lite 4 (Flash 10 compatibility for video), On2 VP6, Sorenson Spark

Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3), .xvid (MP4 ASP and MP3)

* Recording: .3gp

Music Playback Time

Music playback time (offline mode, maximum): 75 hours in GSM

N/A

Design

* Screen size: 2.46

* TFT LCD

* Resolution: VGA (640 x 480) *pixels per inch (ppi): 326ppi

* 16.7 million colours

* Capacitive touch screen

* Orientation sensor (Accelerometer)

* Compass (Magnetometer)

* Proximity sensor

* Ambient light detector

* 109 mm (4.3) with qHD (540 X 960) resolution

* Gorilla Glass

* Gyro sensor

* G-Sensor

* Digital compass

* Proximity sensor

* Ambient light sensor

Data Network

* GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 33

* HSDPA Cat9, maximum speed up to 10.2 Mbps

* HSUPA Cat5 2.0 Mbps

* WLAN IEEE802.11 b/g/n

* Capability to serve as data modem

* Capability to serve as mobile WiFi hotspot

* Support for MS Outlook synchronisation of contacts, calendar and notes

3G:

Up to 14.4 Mbps download speed

Up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed

GPRS:

Up to 114 Kbps downloading

EDGE:

Up to 560 Kbps downloading

Wi-Fi:

IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Connectivity

* Bluetooth 3.0

* 2mm Charging connector

* Micro USB connector and charging

* High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)

USB On-the-Go

* 3.5 mm AV connector with support for TV-out

* FM Radio

* Bluetooth 3.0

* A2DP for wireless stereo headsets

* FTP and OPP (object push) for file transfer

* PBAP for phonebook access from the car kit

* Other supported profiles: AVRCP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, SPP, SDAP

* 3.5 mm stereo audio jack

* micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection

* FM Radio